Birth Place Matching "Wuppertal, Germany" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Tom Tykwer
Composer | Lola rennt
Director, writer, producer and composer Tom Tykwer was born in 1965 in Wuppertal, Germany. He showed an interest in film-making from childhood, making super 8 films from the age of 11. Among his first jobs was working at a local art-house cinema. Tykwer eventually relocated to Berlin, first working...
Actor | Derrick
Born on 26 May 1923 in Wuppertal, he served with the Nazi German Waffen-SS in World War II. After attending acting lessons at the theater in Stendal, where he also made his stage debut, he performed on several important stages in Germany, but became widely popular as cinema and television actor in ...
5. Ursula Reit
Actress | Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory
Ursula Reit was born on March 5, 1914 in Wuppertal, Germany as Ursula Schedereit. She was an actress, known for Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971), Der Teufelsschüler (1973) and Magdalena, vom Teufel besessen (1974). She died on November 9, 1998 in Germany.
Writer | Dear Ladies
Gyles Brandreth was born on March 8, 1948 in Wuppertal, Germany as Gyles Daubeney Brandreth. He is an actor and writer, known for Dear Ladies (1983), That Mitchell and Webb Look (2006) and Philip and Elizabeth (2006). He has been married to Michelle Brown since June 8, 1973. They have three ...
Actor | Sperrbezirk
Harald Leipnitz was born on April 22, 1926 in Wuppertal, Germany. He was an actor and director, known for Sperrbezirk (1966), Die endlose Nacht (1963) and Susanne, die Wirtin von der Lahn (1967). He was married to Walburga Dohle. He died on November 21, 2000 in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.
Actress | Im Meer der Lügen
Ann-Kathrin Kramer was born on April 4, 1966 in Wuppertal, Germany. She is an actress and writer, known for Sea of Lies (2008), Callboys - Jede Lust hat ihren Preis (1999) and Heaven & A Thing Called Love (2005). She has been married to Harald Krassnitzer since July 7, 2009. She was previously ...
22. Ewald Balser
Actor | Rembrandt
Ewald Balser was born on October 5, 1898 in Elberfeld [now Wuppertal], Germany. He was an actor, known for Rembrandt (1942), Spionage (1955) and Götz von Berlichingen (1955). He was married to Ernestine Bauer and Vera Balser-Eberle. He died on April 17, 1978 in Vienna, Austria.
Soundtrack | People Like Us
Udo Dirkschneider is rock musician, vocalist and one of the founders of the heavy metal band Accept. After leaving Accept in 1987, he formed his own group U.D.O. He was born 1952 in Wuppertal in Western Germany. His family owned a factory for the production of various parts and tools. By the time ...
27. Jonny Buchardt
Actor | ...und abends in die Scala
Jonny Buchardt was born on September 16, 1925 in Wuppertal, Germany as Herbert Günther Schlichting. He was an actor, known for ...und abends in die Scala (1958), Café Oriental (1962) and Marina (1960). He was married to Blanka Schlichting and Barbara Schöne. He died in October 2001.
33. Wolfgang Sauer
Actor | Geheimnis einer Ärztin
Wolfgang Sauer was born on January 2, 1928 in Wuppertal, Germany. He was an actor, known for Geheimnis einer Ärztin (1955), Kiss Me General (1966) and The Roaring Fifties (1983). He was married to Ingeborg and Gisela. He died on April 26, 2015 in Germany.
36. Rolf Weih
Actor | Rauschende Melodien
Rolf Weih was born on February 8, 1906 in Barmen, Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He was an actor, known for Rauschende Melodien (1955), Hallo - Sie haben Ihre Frau vergessen (1949) and Wir machen Musik (1942). He was married to Ira Kraut. He died on August 16, 1969 in Frankfurt am Main...
39. Bernd Euscher
Editor | KlassenLeben
Bernd Euscher grew up in the city of Wuppertal near Cologne, Germany. In the Film class of Krzysztof Kieslowski he studied Dokumentary film direction at the famous Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien in Berlin. His work is known for the movies Balagan, Qissa - Le secret de Kanwar, Trains 'n' Roses, Above us ...
45. Frank Dukowski
Actor | Der Krieger und die Kaiserin
Frank Dukowski was born on August 20, 1967 in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. He is an actor, known for The Princess and the Warrior (2000), Die Wache (1994) and Tatort (1970). He is married to Frau Schäfer. They have one child. He was previously married to Christine Urspruch.
Actress | Kornblumenblau
Claire Schlichting was born on May 18, 1905 in Elberfeld, Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany as Klara Gerhartz. She was an actress, known for Kornblumenblau (1939), Mode-Cocktail (1964) and Dalli Dalli (1971). She was married to Erik Hansen and Herbert Schlichting. She died on April 22, ...